Sunday , May 16 2021

World AIDS Day – the fight continues

Cooperative Governance and Minister for Traditional Affairs, Zelli Makhyz has said that the war against HIV and AIDS still stops uninterruptedly.

Although it is a South African successful anti-retroviral treatment (ART) program, about 4.2 million people on treatment and successful prevention programs of HIV transmission.

Makhaye celebrated the 30th World AIDS Day on Ujimkhululu, on the south-south coast of Kwazulu-Natal on Saturday, where he urged the people of the province and the leaders of all sectors to double their efforts in the fight against HIV and AIDS.

The Eastern Cape Department of Education says that it uses World AIDS celebration to encourage parents to support the implementation of HIV testing services in schools.

The celebrations in Nelson Mandela Bay were administered by the new designated MEC, Malungis Mwoko of the Department.

Department spokesman Malibongwa Matima says that the memories have also sought to increase awareness about the various steps HIV and pregnancy prevention.

It is reported that between January and March this year, 80 girls under the age of 15 were born in the province's health facilities.

Matima says that sexual and reproductive health intervention schools in the department are targeting high rates of new HIV transmission in schools.

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